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About Our Firm

J. Preston Merritt. is a full service certified public accounting firm based in Trumbull, Connecticut. The firm originated in 1990. Preston Merritt graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1979 and after working for local and national CPA firms, decided to create a local firm dedicated to knowing its clients and providing accounting and business services to the closely held organizations, their investors, and related individuals under the highest of ethical standards. We have, over time, developed the range of capabilities necessary to meet the increasingly complex needs of our business and individual clients. Our clients are represented in Manufacturing, Construction and Real Estate, Medical, Service, Restaurant, Entertainment and Sports and Not-for-Profit Industries.

We recognize that planning and constant monitoring of circumstances are key to the achievement of financial goals and objectives. Knowing our clients has always been the stalwart of serving our clients. We work hard to develop ongoing working relationships with our clients so we can anticipate the changing landscape and identifying opportunities inherent in those changes. In addition to providing traditional accounting services, we stand ready to advise you of opportunities where changes in business strategies, or management of personal finances, may be advantageous for you. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

We realize that we have a responsibility to contribute to the community in which we live and participate and serve on many charitable organization boards as well as take a leadership role in the Rotary Club of Trumbull. Please contact us if you would like us to consider helping your charitable organization with its mission.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. John Preston Merritt is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Trumbull's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Trumbull. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose John Preston Merritt receive competent and timely advice.

  • John Preston Merritt
  • 136 North Stowe Place
  • Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Telephone: (203) 375-8499
  • Fax: (203) 377-8706

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